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Welcome to the SkillsUSA Champions Advocacy Site. You can make a big difference in just five minutes. That’s all it will take to learn the issues and then send one or more letters to Washington. The federal government has an enormous impact on our interests. This is a way for you to let policymakers know what is working and what can be improved. The advocacy site is a free service to SkillsUSA members and partners. Please sign up to get information and "alerts" when your action is needed in Washington. Thanks for supporting career and technical education and the great students we serve.

  • Request WLTI Congressional Appointments

    The 2019 Washington Leadership Training Institute (WLTI) will be held Sept. 21-25 at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center in Alexandria, Va. The students and advisors attending WLTI will have time to go to Capitol Hill and visit with their senators and representatives on Sept. 24 between 9:45 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. (Buses depart at 2:40 p.m.)

    To make this process easy, SkillsUSA has placed a customizable letter of invitation here so you can email your appointment requests. To follow up, please call the office’s scheduler to confirm your appointment a week or two in advance. ...


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  • Sample Press Release for 2019 National Competitors and Participants

    Sample Press Release for 2019 National Competitors and Participants
    The following news release is for use by instructors, parents, or anyone who’d like to send a message to the news media or Congress about the accomplishments of your students at SkillsUSA Championships in Louisville. We have prepared a sample news release for you to send to your local media. We also encourage you to use the news release to notify Members of Congress of your students’ accomplishments.

    Please cut and paste this template into a Word document, and then personalize it. Use only the parts of the template that work for you. ...


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  • Sample Press Release for SkillsUSA State Champions

    The following fill-in press release is for use by instructors, students, parents or anyone who’d like to send a message to the news media about the results of the SkillsUSA state competitions. We encourage you to use the news release and to notify the local media (five outlets at a time). ...


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  • Write to Your Local Media About SkillsUSA Week

    Dear Active Advisors and Supporters: ...


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